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Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 at 3:31 PM
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By Ben Nuckols

Bowser Extends Money Lead Over D.C. Mayoral Rivals

Bowser Extends Money Lead Over D.C. Mayoral Rivals

Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee in the D.C. mayor's race, has more than $1 million to spend between now and November. Read »

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: In Va., All Eyes on GOP Lt. Gov Race

AM Read: In Va., All Eyes on GOP Lt. Gov Race

There may be no one challenging Cuccinelli for the GOP gubernatorial nomination, but seven are vying for the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:23 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Opinion: So, How You Doing, Mayor Gray?

Opinion: So, How You Doing, Mayor Gray?

Part of attorney Robert Bennett's job is keeping tabs on his clients' emotions. Read »

Friday, Jul 20, 2012 at 9:16 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

Catania Not Interested in Gray’s Job

One of the most severe critics of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray called again Friday for him to resign in the wake of his campaign scandal, but not because he has an eye on the mayor’s office. Read »

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:40 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Gray's Critics Need a History Lesson

Opinion: Gray's Critics Need a History Lesson

D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams suffered a devastating campaign scandal, but Council members and pundits did not call on him to resign. Gray's critics need a history lesson. Read »

Thursday, Jul 12, 2012 at 6:23 AM
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By Chuck Thies

Opinion: Vince Gray Should Stay

Opinion: Vince Gray Should Stay

Critics and enemies of D.C. Mayor Vince Gray need to calm down. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012 at 10:19 PM

D.C. Council Passes S. Capitol St. Memorial Act

D.C. Council Passes S. Capitol St. Memorial Act

D.C. Councilman David Catania got emotional as the council passed the South Capitol Street Memorial Act Tuesday. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 9:25 PM
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By Josh Kranzberg

D.C. Council Getting Too Crude?

Chairman Kwame Brown told the Washington Post he wants to enact a code of conduct prohibiting members from using crude or abusive language in public meetings. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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